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Questions tagged [reference-request]

Use this tag if you have a statement and you are looking for the source where it was quoted

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What evidences for the permission on marrying a free woman to a slave are there?

As a continuation of my former questions on the marital relationship between a free and an enslaved person: Which conditions scholars have defined in case of a marriage between a free and a slave ...
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Hadith about praying salah inbetween shade and sunlight

Today the Imam told us that the Prophet had prohibited praying while inbetween shade and sunlight. What is the full hadith and where does it come from? (Authenticity and Chain Of Narration)
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Is this hadith about Greater Jihad authentic?

I have been looking for an answer to my question here What is the proof that spiritual struggle is greater jihad? I come across this hadis in different places with different words, with no indication ...
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What is the proof that spiritual struggle is greater jihad?

I have heard this from many places that Jihad means struggle and spiritual struggle is greater Jihad. I was chatting with my cousin yesterday and I said to him that the best jihad is controlling your ...
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4 pre-destined parts of life in islam - death, wealth

I recall, and do not know from where, that there are 4 areas of life that are pre written - Death, wealth, marriage and another that I can't remember..Is this the case and if so, is there any ...
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What is the evidence that 'Omar ibn al-Khattab is called “abu Hafs أبو حفص” while he actually has no son named Hafs?

This question appears similar to Why is Abu Bakr (R) called Abu Bakr, when out of his sons none is named Bakr?, and the explanation for the why is already given in my answer for this question. But it ...
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Hadith regarding Yawn Al Qiyamah signs and women working

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, There is a hadith that i read that speaks of one of the minor signs of the Hour. A woman will enter the workforce out of love for this world (Ahmad) Can ...
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Why these Surahs are used to perform Ruqyah - Surat al-Kaafirun, Surat al-Ikhlas, Surat al-A’araf, Surat Yoonus, Surat Ta-Ha

I was searching for Ways of Treating Magic. I found an answer in islamqa It said we should read "Surat al-Fatihah, Ayat al-Kursiy, Surat al-A’araf verse 106-122, Surat Yoonus verse 79-82, Surat ...
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Did the Prophet have a dog?

This islamqa question, suggests: The hadeeth of Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) who said: the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Jibreel came to me ...
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Reference of Qunoot Nazila of Umar (RA)

I want reference of the following Qunoot Nazila of Umar (RA). The reference to the image is : https://central-mosque.com/index.php/Acts-of-Worship/qunut-nazilah-special-collective-supplication-at-...
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In which sorah the Following ayat is in Quran?

In which Sarah/Verse the Following ayat is in Quran? Ina'Allaha LA Yakhfa Alaihe Shai'un Fil Arde wala Fisamaa إِنَّ اللَّـهَ لَا يَخْفَىٰ عَلَيْهِ شَيْءٌ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَا فِي السَّمَاءِ I ...
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Find hadith about grave

Where is this hadith written? Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, "It is much better for one of you to sit on a live coal, which will burn his ...
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Imam during Jumuah prayer

Each Friday at the Mosque, right before we pray the fard, the Imam claims that if we do not pray shoulder to shoulder, Shaytaan may come in between and whisper. Is there any source for such a claim? ...
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Looking for Ayah and Hadith on Mercy/Morality

For my studies, I am looking ayah or hadith which unambiguously mentions or strongly suggests that conscience/morality/altruism/mercy are God-given values. The one I have is: Narrated Abu Huraira: ...
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How bad a sin is looking at other 's awrah?

Looking at other's awrah is a sin. But specifically speaking, what is the level of intensity of this sin? What do the Qur'an and Hadith indicate about this matter? I saw somewhere that Rasulullah (S....
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Is there any description of the Creature from earth which will appear at the end times?

A couple of years ago I've read an article where the author was saying that some scholars of the late 19th or at the beginning of the 20th century when seeing an automobile gave a fatwa saying that ...
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Selection of the ruler!

There is a hadith or is it Quranic ayat which says 'don't select those as ruler who have intentions to be rulers'? Please give reference.
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Looking for hadith about people who suffered in this world

For my studies I need to know whether there are reliable ahadith about people who suffered (even maybe killed, or whatever) in this world, but in Hereafter they were extremely happy and considered ...
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Reference of Hadith about letting down your self

I read hadith on internet that Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W) said that If letting down yourself makes your respect down or low, then take respect from me on the day of judgment Is this Hadith is ...
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If girl is touched by non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted in sin?

I have this question so please answer with the help of hadees or ayaah let me know about it. If girl is touched by a non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted as a sin? I will be very thankful to you ...
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Where in the books of Ahl al-Kitab the Sahaba were mentioned?

Allah the Almighty gives us two examples in surat al-Fath (48:29): Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah ; and those with him are forceful against the disbelievers, merciful among themselves. You see ...
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Which surahs have been explicitly highlighted as recommended to memorize to obtain knowledge about Allah's rulings?

Certainly memorizing the Qur'an is a good deed and highly recommended. I remember having read some statements of the sahaba (in the book hayat as-Sahaba: the life of the companions) saying that one ...
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Looking for a source and the authenticity of the story of 'Omar ibn al-Khattab and the secret drunkards

There's a story I've at least once saying that during his Caliphate 'Omar ibn al-Khattab unmasked some people drinking alcohol in secrete -at night- when he wanted accused them for committing a sin ...
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What nation did Allah order to destroy where a believer lived?

I heard it from my father during childhood. I need the reference, especially the name of the nation and the reference in Islamic books. The incident is A nation had reached with the highest state ...
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Is there a source for “Whoever says I don't know has given a fatwa”?

I often hear the following quote (or similar quotes): من قال لا أدري فقد أفتى Whoever says I don't know has given a fatwa (opinion) -My own translation- I'd like to know whether this ...
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Who claimed that “and planned that which they were not to attain” (9:74) refers to abu Sufyan and his son Mu'awiyah?

Allah () said in surat at-Tawba: They swear by Allah that they did not say [anything against the Prophet] while they had said the word of disbelief and disbelieved after their [pretense of] Islam ...
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Is the statement where Makruh is mentioned unrestrictedly means Makruh Tahriman found in Fath Bab Al-Inayah?

From this website: In the Hanafi Madhab, when the word Makruh or Karaha is mentioned unrestrictedly (mutlaqan), it usually refers to Makruh Tahriman. This is a general principle for which there are ...
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Which scholars praise the current Psalms?

Wikipedia says: The current Psalms are still praised by many Muslim scholars. Since the Zabur is corrupted, I wondered which scholars, if any, actually praise this corrupted Psalms. Question: ...
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Skipping confussion about First Qibla of Islam

One subject is not clear to me that prophet muhammad (sm) prayed for 16 or 17 months to Al-Aqsa as Qibla but not 13 years. Then at that time what was the muslim's Qibla? we know that Qabah was the ...
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Hadith forbidding the killing of Monks

I am looking for the Hadith reference with the following words "Do not kill monks in monasteries and do not kill those sitting in places of worship" ( Musnad Ahmad)
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Accommodation for guests obligated on host for 3 days

In Jumu'ah prayer today, the imam said something along the lines of: One is obliged to look after their guests for 3 days, and it's morally discouraged for a guest to stay for more than 3 days. ...
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Isnaad of an Athar

Assalamou 'Alaikum. Some people say that the following saying does not have a chain of narration : The Tabei Mujahid said: Istawa (meaning) : Rose (alaa) above the Throne. Ref Sahih al ...
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Looking for a full (chain) source for a narration in tafsir al-Kashaf

Imam az-Zamakhshari in his tafsir al-Kashaf quoted a hadith (I've never heard before and couldn't find neither source nor full chain for) I also found quoted the same way in tafsir al-Baydawi (as far ...
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Is it required to stand in salah with your toes pointing toward Qibla?

Is there any Hadith where we should stand with our toes pointing straight ahead towards Qibla (not outwards as some people naturally stand) similar to when in prostration you should have the toes bent ...
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Who says that the Eid khotba is a single sermon and who says two and what are their evidences?

In the last few years I've learnt that there's a difference among scholars about the amount of sermons or sermon parts of the khotba of the Eid's. Apparently some scholars hold the opinion that Eid ...
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Are there any verses in quran about “18 thousand worlds”?

Are there any verses in quran about 18 thousand worlds? People usually call Allah "Lord of 18 thousand worlds". What's a metter? Why do we say like this?
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In what cases (if any) is it allowed to pray during a congregation in front of an Imam?

If we pray in the masjid al-Haram, we may face the situation that we could face the Imam during the congregation prayer or even pray in front of him (the Imam prays behind us). This might be a single ...
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What dua's and dhikrs are recommended to recite when going to sleep?

I'd like to know about what kinds of du'a and dhikr are recommended to perform when one wants to go to sleep? I'm sure there's a whole lot, I don't expect a full list, but a refrenced and sourced one....
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Did Imam Malik describe the hadith sciences as “this science is a religion”?

This question is related to How scientific are Hadith sciences?, and was prompted by the answer to Are Muslims required to believe in things which are irrelevant to the message of the Quran? which was ...
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Is there any hadith which says a Muslim will face a lot of hardships?

Muslim will face a lot of hardships if he adheres to Quran and Sunnah in worldly life, other than the hadith of Jibril where he visits paradise twice. Is there any hadith which says a Muslim will ...
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At what age does a person become an adult in Islam?

From Hidaya Foundation: The person should be Muslim, adult, sane, free (not a slave). They must posses a certain minimum amount of extra wealth (called nisab), fully owned by them in excess of ...
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Why are orphans considered orphans when their father dies and not when both their parents die?

The definition of an orphan is: An orphan (from the Greek: ορφανός orphanós) is a child whose parents are dead or have permanently abandoned the child I've seen Islamic websites which say that an ...
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What is the authenticity of the du'a “O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan”?

Many Muslim scholars or at least Imams of Jumu'ah prayer use to say this du'a (supplication): O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan, and let us reach Ramadan اللهم بارك لنا في رجب وشعبان ...
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Reference of a hadith about the night prayer of The Prophet pbuh

I needed the reference of a hadith to complete this answer. Many of us have heard of a well-known hadith where the tahajjud salah of our beloved Prophet PBUH was described by a sahaba, where he ...
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Need reference from Hadith for this Dua. (“Allahumma 'Aghnini Bil 'Ilmi, Wazayyinni Bil Hilmi Wa'akrimna Bi Taqwa Wajammilni Bil Afiyah hadith”)

اللَّهُمَّ أَغْنِنِي بِالْعِلْمِ وَزَيِّنِّيْ بِالْحِلْمِ وَأَكْرِمْنِيْ بِالتَّقْوٰى وَجَمِّلْنِيْ بِالْعَافِيَةِ Transliteration: Allahumma Aghnini bil 'Ilmi, (Oh Allah! Enrich me via Knowledge) ...
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Reference for the hadith “Allah shall destroy a nation if evil exceeds good”?

There is a hadith where Nabi SAW says that Allah shall destroy a nation if evil exceeds good in that nation. Then Sahaba RA asked Nabi SAW whether Allah shall destroy the nation even if it contains ...
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Looking for references for meat to be valid only if a muslim or ahlu kitab slaughters it

Where ever I read, be it here at stackexchange, or other websites or books, I cannot find any references that really support the claim that the one slaughters animals has to be a muslim (or from ahlu ...
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What are the most complete, authentic, and comprehensive biographies of the Prophet's sahabah (companions)? [closed]

Please suggest literature / books that give the most complete, the most authentic, and the most comprehensive biographies regarding the Sahabah (The Companions) RA.
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Where did the -unmarried- daughters of the Prophet (peace be upon him) stay after the death of their mother Khadija (May Allah be pleased with her)?

Maybe I have missed somthing in our history so I hope to be remained: I'd like to know what was the home at which the daughters of the Prophet (peace be upon him) like Fatima (May Allah be pleased ...
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Salat started later

I was there in mosque when Iqamat was being given. But intentionally I stared after sometime when salat was started as I have make my dress wel prepared for salat. Then I joined. It was still salat ...